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It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
– Thomas Jefferson
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It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
– Charles Horton Cooley
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It is past all controversy that what costs dearest is, and ought to be, most valued.
– Miguel de Cervantes
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It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel
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It is perfectly possible that a grandfather can have a more scientific mind than his grandchildren! Societies do not always go forward! Sometimes old generations are much luckier!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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It is perfectly true that that government is best which governs least. It is equally true that that government is best which provides most.
– Walter Lippmann
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It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
– Seneca
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It is pleasant to have been to a place the way a river went.
– Henry David Thoreau
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It is pleasing to God whenever you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart.
– Martin Luther
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It is possible by long-continued practice, not merely in lying, but in talking on subjects in which we have no real interest, not to know when we are sincere and when we are not.
– Mark Rutherford
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It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...
– Samuel Smiles
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It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.
– Samuel Smiles
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It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it.
– Thomas B. Macaulay
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It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
– H. G. Wells
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It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
– Aristotle
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It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
– Wilbur Wright
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It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
– Alexander Herzen
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It is possible to love your friends, your competitors, and even your enemies. It is hard, bitterly hard, but there is a long distance between hard and impossible.
– Herbert Welch
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It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is a man with two watches is never quite sure.
– Lee Segall
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It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men all live in a city without walls.
– Epicurus
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It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
– Epicurus
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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
– Alec Bourne
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It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
– Professor Edsger Dijkstra
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It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
– Bertrand Russell
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It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
– Kin Hubbard
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